LAST_UPDATED2 Written by David Hammond Monday, 25 January 2010

Photo courtesy of Thomas Shahan.As a server administrator, I have to fight a never-ending battle against the likes of exploit bots, spam bots and crackers. But one recurring issue I have experienced has come from an unlikely source: search engine spiders or, more specifically, Microsoft's MSNBot.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Juri Brilts Monday, 25 January 2010

I was thinking recently about a grant that Butte-Glenn Community College District (BGCCD) submitted to the National Science Foundation (NSF) two years ago. This prompted me to look at grants targeted to community colleges. The NSF Advanced Technology Education (ATE) is specifically designed for community colleges.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Tim Calhoon Thursday, 21 January 2010

I don’t know about you, but for years I’ve struggled with the complexity and frustration of project scheduling. I’ve found Microsoft Project to be all powerful, yet all consuming in time and effort, and unrealistic in predicting outcome.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by Juri Brilts Thursday, 21 January 2010

Photo courtesy of Whitehouse.govI have noticed that the current grants our community college district has received from the state of California have already been halved in this current fiscal year, with many not even seeing the light of day next fiscal year 2010-2011. Our state, along with at least forty others, is suffering from the prolonged recession.

LAST_UPDATED2 Written by David Hammond Monday, 14 December 2009

There was recently a glitch in the document Rights Management Service (RMS) used in Microsoft Office 2003 which is preventing users from accessing any RMS-enabled documents. This problem was caused by Microsoft accidentally letting a security certificate expire, thus preventing the RMS authentication from completing.